We took the direct route up the motorway for quickness but stopped at Amble to let all of us stretch our legs and do the necessary.
We arrived a lunchtime and Anne and Grant our friends insisted on taking us for a birthday lunch in Seahouses. As we had Buster lunch had to be in the beer garden but that wa fine as it was sunny and the garden backed onto the harbour. We also had a wonderful view of the Farne Isles.
Later we went back to Beadnell and finally allow Buster a paddle and play in the sea. He loves water, so long as he doesn't involve soap. He spent ages picking up seaweed from the water and depositing it on the rocks. I think he must have been a retriever in a previous life.
He really did not want to come out but we had to set off home.
We took the long way home via Alnwick, Rothbury across the moors to come out just above Hadrian's Wall. The heather was beautiful and we stopped to pick a couple of pieces and let Buster stretch his legs again.
All three of us really enjoyed our day out and apparently we'd worn Buster out as he took himself off to bed at 7:30pm and was difficult to get out of bed this morning - just like us.